Star Trek

Catspaw - S2-E7

Continuity mistake: When the giant cat breaks down the cell door, Korob falls beneath it face down with his head toward the door. In the very next shot, he's in a completely different position - face up with his feet toward the door.

00:43:30

Jean G

Arena - S1-E18

Other mistake: Kirk's voice-over log entry says he's been "placed on the surface of an asteroid." The Metrons earlier referred to it as a planet prepared for them with a suitable atmosphere. How and why does Kirk suddenly assume that it's an asteroid rather than a full sized planet? As an experienced space veteran, Kirk, who has already been told that it's a planet, would never make such a mistake.

00:23:45

Jean G

The Lights of Zetar - S3-E18

Other mistake: Scotty has a science patch on instead of the engineering patch in this episode.

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The Savage Curtain - S3-E22

Deliberate mistake: So that he can look in the right direction, toward Lincoln, a shot of Kirk is reversed before the first battle, putting his uniform insignia on the wrong side.

00:25:45

Jean G

Wink of an Eye - S3-E11

Plot hole: Spock plays back a tape of Kirk, McCoy and Compton on the surface of Scallos that no one in the landing party could have recorded. What a coincidence that it's identical to the footage that opened the episode.

00:36:05

Jean G

The Changeling - S2-E3

Revealing mistake: When the Enterprise is attacked in the prologue, some of the crew grab onto the central console (that Sulu and Chekov usually sit at). The console noticeably lifts up from the stage surface, almost falling over. Twice.

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Is There in Truth No Beauty? - S3-E5

Factual error: The Enterprise accidentally travels a short distance outside the galaxy and can't find its way back. But they'd have to travel for months to get so far outside the Milky Way that they couldn't, well, just turn around in the void and see it. Our galaxy is huge. 100,000 light years across. Very huge. And that barrier may surround the galaxy, but even it is big, pink and visible.

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Jean G

Is There in Truth No Beauty? - S3-E5

Visible crew/equipment: When Kirk turns to follow Miranda across the arboretum, the camera shadow is briefly visible on the wall at the lower left of the screen.

00:29:50

Jean G

The Cloudminders - S3-E21

Audio problem: When Kirk demands to know who the Troglytes are, his voice is dubbed over: his lips don't move at all.

00:04:05

Jean G

Journey to Babel - S2-E10

Continuity mistake: In one scene the Enterprise's phasers were pink instead of blue.

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Turnabout Intruder - S3-E24

Continuity mistake: During Spock's court martial, Chekov says that General Order 4 is the only exception to Starfleet's no-death-penalty policy, and Sulu and the others agree. However, according to "The Menagerie," that exception is General Order 7, not 4.

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Jean G

Shore Leave - S1-E15

Character mistake: When Spock beams down after calculating there was just enough energy left for him to do so, Sulu and Kirk watch him materialize, and Sulu says, "Someone beaming down from the bridge." From the bridge? Shouldn't he have said "from the ship"? No one ever beamed down directly from the bridge, but even if they could, how would Sulu know that's where they'd come from?

00:28:00

Jean G

The Tholian Web - S3-E9

Visible crew/equipment: A camera shadow briefly intrudes on the right side of the screen as Kirk asks Mr. Scott about the sensor readings.

00:00:55

Jean G

Catspaw - S2-E7

Continuity mistake: Korob uses his wand to put a feast on the table and light the candles. Only, in the very next, close-up shot of him, the feast is gone and the candles are unlit again. Next wide shot, everything is back.

00:20:00

Jean G

For the World is Hollow and I Have Touched the Sky - S3-E8

Continuity mistake: After he falls unconscious onto the blue rug, McCoy's position relative to the rug's top edge keeps changing between shots.

00:36:40

Jean G

A Taste of Armageddon - S1-E23

Continuity mistake: Just after the ship is first attacked, Scotty tells McCoy, "We can't fire full phasers with our screens up." Say what? The Enterprise couldn't operate transporters with the shields up, but it fired its phasers, full or otherwise, with the screens up every time it went into battle, and always had. If they'd been forced to shut their shields down every time they fired, the Enterprise would have been history long before this.

00:23:30

Jean G

Arena - S1-E18

Continuity mistake: When Kirk and Spock are chatting in Kirk's quarters, they finish their discussion and as they head out Kirk orders the ship to red alert. Then after the commercial break, they're on the bridge, the Gorn ship is at a dead halt, and Kirk orders the ship to red alert again. With a hostile ship in the vicinity, Kirk, a highly experienced captain, would hardly have taken the ship off red alert.

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Tomorrow is Yesterday - S1-E19

Factual error: When the Enterprise is slingshotting its way back to the "present" it uses the computer to deposit the two men at different times, The Enterprise is traveling backwards in time, so will logically meet the time when the guard was beamed up first, not after Christopher is returned to his cockpit. So the order is wrong. Should be guard then Christopher, not Christopher then guard.

00:43:15

Peter Weekes

The Man Trap - S1-E1

Revealing mistake: Just after Kirk stuns Crater with his phaser, he gets up to get to Crater, when he does he bumps into a heavy stone monument,a prop that shakes visibly on contact.

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Spock's Brain - S3-E1

Continuity mistake: When Kara renders the landing party unconscious, Kirk falls with his arms splayed out to each side. But in close-ups, he has one hand folded over his chest.

00:23:30

Jean G

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